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Five Steps to streamlined lift tickets at Breck

The last thing you want to do on your ski vacation is waste precious time in line at the ticket counter when you could be carving your way down the slopes. That’s why you should buy your lift ticket in advance—it’ll save you time and money. Here’s how to do it in five easy steps…. Read More

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Peak 7’s best kept secret: Crystal Peak Lodge

Stay in enough condos or hotel rooms in ski country and they all might blend together into a generic, mountain-ish décor featuring some leather, possibly some rawhide, and inevitably some ancient snowshoes mounted over the fireplace. Fortunately that’s not the case at Crystal Peak Lodge, Breckenridge’s ski-in, ski-out property at the base of Peak 7. Offering… Read More

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Breckenridge: Your guide to the perfect Valentines Day

Valentines Day is something that is looked forward to by many, and dreaded by others. Either way, Breckenridge is the perfect place to spend Cupid’s holiday. If you are grasping for date ideas, follow these suggestions to make your Valentine’s Day truly memorable. Start off your day on the slopes right with a hearty breakfast from Sevens… Read More

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The perfect Breckenridge bluebird day itinerary

When the weatherman predicts high pressure and plentiful sunshine, aside from lathering on the sunscreen and drinking plenty of water, here’s how to enjoy a perfect bluebird day at Breckenridge. Get out early: You can bet on a perfect bluebird day, especially if fresh snow has fallen in the past twenty-four hours, everyone from the… Read More

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Plan your I-70 trip over MLK weekend

It’s no secret that MLK weekend is a popular time to enjoy the mountains, thanks to the great snow in January and an extra day off of work (if you’re lucky). If you’re thinking of heading up to Breck this weekend, take the time to do a little planning and avoid the traffic along I-70…. Read More

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Ullr Fest at Breck

Monday brought 5 inches of new snow to Breck, which comes in perfect time to celebrate our Norse god of the snow, Ullr. The week of Jan. 11-17, the Town of Breckenridge comes alive with week long festivities in honor of Ullr as a way to recognize and please him, and hope he smiles down… Read More

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Change your Peak Time: your guide to I-70

For the past 30 years, snow sports enthusiasts have been able to enjoy the ease of traveling I-70 to reach their favorite ski resort destination. However, as more and more people make their way to Colorado’s Rocky Mountains each winter in search deep powder and bluebird sunny skies, even some of the best laid plans… Read More

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Women’s Ski Programs at Breck

Ladies, it is time to take the mountain by storm! Introducing Her Mountain: a program dedicated to helping women get the most out of our mountain town in the best way we know how – by providing a welcoming, supportive, fun, and friendly place to improve skiing or snowboarding skills, meet new friends, and take the… Read More

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Don’t let high altitude bring you down

How to cope at elevation in Breckenridge It doesn’t matter if you run 10 miles a day or have an impeccable track record of skiing from open to close without a break. The altitude can still get to you. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. In Breckenridge you are at 9,600 feet after all –… Read More

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Breck’s must-photograph spots

In town or on the mountain, capturing jaw-dropping Breckenridge vistas is pretty much point-n-click. Mother Nature handles the rest. Here are a few mandatory frame-worthy shots: Ski There Top of T-Bar Hop on the two-person T-Bar lift to the crux of Peak 7 and Peak 8 for amazing alpine panoramas. Ski left and pause to… Read More